May
31

Mamo TCV Charity Quiz Night

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Yesterday's annual Mamo TCV Quiz Night was a much awaited event at the firm. Quiz Master Andrew Muscat kicked off the proceedings, assisted by Nick Valenzia. Questions ranged from knowledge of ECHR and CJEU case law to identifying office pet owners from a picture of their pet. All teams fought harshly to win the much-coveted trophy, with points being close to a tie during the night. Finally Frank Testa's team prevailed amidst much celebration from this team. The sum of €2,600 was collected during the night with proceedings going to Id-Dar tal-Providenza in Siggiew...
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May
29

Malta’s Proposition to the Insurance Sector

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​ One may well ask, with so much competition, what can Malta offer which distinguishes it from other jurisdictions? During the past years, Malta's economy has flourished into one of the most dynamic economies within the European Union (EU). It has recorded positive and strong economic performance.European Commission Spring 2019 Economic Forecast for Malta estimates real GDP growth for 2018 at 6.6% and unemployment rate at 4%.This robust performance has contributed to Malta being re-affirmed with high credit ratings from rating agencies such as Standard and Poor's,...
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May
24

Mamo TCV Advocates Publishes 4th Edition of its free ‘Brief Overview of the GDPR’

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The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) entered into force across the EU, including Malta, on 25 th May 2018. On the first anniversary of this event, we have updated our very popular (and free) brief GDPR overview (now in its 4th edition) with easy-to-read information specific to Malta including the local implementation measures. The document can be downloaded for free from Mamo TCV's dedicated GDPR Microsite which we keep regularly updated. Should you need any guidance on GDPR-related issues, please contact our specialised Data Protection Team at: datapr...
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May
22

Mandatory Enrolment or Listing of all Voluntary Organisations in Malta

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This article was written by Dorita Cardona and Joshua Chircop Recent amendments to the Voluntary Organisations Act in Malta have introduced new provisions requiring foundations, trusts, associations and other organisations which qualify as Voluntary Organisations to mandatorily enrol or enlist as Voluntary Organisations with the Commissioner for Voluntary Organisations. The Commissioner has announced that all Voluntary Organisations are required to bring themselves in line with the Act by the 30 th June 2019 . The Administrators of Voluntary Organisations who fail...
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May
10

Commission accepts commitments offered by Visa and Mastercard on inter-regional interchange fees

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Following the feedback sought by the European Commission (the 'Commission') regarding the commitments offered by Visa and Mastercard further to the Statement of Objections issued by the Commission regarding the competition concerns raised by inter-regional interchange fees ('inter-regional MIFs') for payment transactions, the Commission has accepted the commitments offered by Visa and Mastercard ( read more here ). These commitments shall be applicable for a period of five years and six months and shall concern inter-regional MIFs applied to payment transactions m...
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